Archive for 2013

January 2014 Newsletter

What Will 2014 Bring You? It’s hard to believe that we are actually on the brink of 2014!  This young century has seen it’s share of excitement.  At the end of 1999 the world cautiously awaited its arrival, wondering if our technology could handle the change.  It did.  As 2000 closed, we waited anxiously to […]

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December 2013 Newsletter

“The Stockings Were Hung By The…” …chimney, fireplace, snack bar….wherever! Just get those stockings hung—it’s Christmas!  What a delightful and delicious time of year!  The aroma of cider and spices, the decorations, the cool weather, the holiday music, the parties and parades!  The festivities go on and on!  Homes, businesses and entire cities “dress up”, […]

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November 2013 Newsletter

The Holiday Season Begins….with Thanksgiving The moment cooler weather arrives, a magical transformation begins in the world around us.  The oppressive heat of summer fades into the past and here and there, brilliant flashes of fall color make their way into the landscape.  What a wonderful time of year it is!  As we turn the […]

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October 2013 Newsletter

The Long View – Long Term Relationships Over the years we have had numerous sets of parents, children, and grandparents who have made their individual homes in Johanna Woods at the same time.  We currently have 23 “sets” of 3-generation families who call our community  home.  There is also a 4-generation family residing here!  Those […]

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September 2013 Newsletter

The Long View – Long Term Goals Did you know that your community is privately owned?  You might not have ever thought about that and might wonder why it even matters, but make no mistake, it does matter.  In fact it is a big part of why Johanna Woods is a model manufactured home community […]

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August 2013 Newsletter

The Long View – Long Term Associations Did you ever have a family doctor that retired?  Or a trusted service provider that closed a business or moved?  It’s difficult to know who to call when something like that happens.  Long term associations are built over time by working with people over and over and being […]

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July 2013 Newsletter

The Long View of Freedom – A Proper Foundation When our Founding Fathers considered the framework for a government of the United States of America 237 years ago, they had 1700+ years of world governmental history to draw upon. History that was full of failures and mistakes that led ultimately to enslaving people to tyrannical […]

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June 2013 Newsletter

The Long View – Long Term Value Well!  After several rainy weeks and many other delays, all of the initial inspections are complete.  If you have not received a copy of your inspection, please call the office so we can get another copy out to you.  Every year, the tremendous benefits of our annual inspections […]

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May 2013 Newsletter

The Long View Have you ever heard the phrase, “take the long view”?  It means looking at the long term effects of an action, or decision, rather than just focusing on the immediate result.  We are a society that has come to expect immediate results in everything we do.  Texting, instant messaging, microwaves, computer like […]

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April 2013 Newsletter

“What’s in a name?” This question dates back to Shakespeare’s writings in the late 1500’s.  In one famous  story, Juliet tried to make the point to Romeo, that a name was just given to identify a person, not to declare the person’s nature.  While the point is a good one, the fact is that names […]

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March 2013 Newsletter

Office Construction Project Begins We have received approval to go ahead with an immediate and major office renovation project.  If work has not already begun by the time this newsletter goes out, it will be started soon after.  The community office was built 30 years ago and since that time, the concrete walkway has been […]

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February 2013 Newsletter

Wagoner County Visit Planned Every year representatives from the County Assessor’s office pay us a visit to register new homeowners and to sign qualified folks up for Homestead Exemptions.  This year they will be with us in the clubroom on Friday, February 22nd, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.  There have been changes to the […]

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